Saudi government departments win top awards

Saudi government departments win top awards
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Updated 26 November 2020

Saudi government departments win top awards

Saudi government departments win top awards

ABU DHABISaudi Arabia bagged six top prizes in Arab governmental excellence at a competition organized by the Arab Organization for Administrative Development.
The organization is an affiliate of the Cairo-based Arab League and the contest was jointly organized by the UAE.
Six Saudi government departments ranked top among the competing Arab institutions.
The Saudi winners included the Commerce Ministry, which won the best Arab Ministry prize, the Saudi Arabian Food and Drug Authority was selected as the best Arab governmental authority and Furigat was bagged the prize for the best governmental developmental service
National Water Co. CEO Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Muwakili won the best general manager award.


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
Updated 19 January 2021

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
  • At least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced

RIYADH: The Saudi King and Crown Prince have offered their condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia after an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Sulawesi island on Friday, state news agency SPA reported.

According to the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) at least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced.

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered their sympathy to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.